Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Dog Days’ DVD

Review by Monique Thompson Elizabeth is a charming anchorwoman who seeks advice from her dog’s therapist. Tara is a spunky barista who dreams of a life beyond the coffee shop. Daisy is a dog walker who’s enamored with a client. Garrett pines for a ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Brewmaster’

Review by James Lindorf Coming November 20th, from Writer/Director Douglas Tirola and 4th Row Films, Brewmaster is a new documentary that explores the world of brewing. The film features interviews with some of the most well-known members of the beer community, including Garrett Oliver ...Read More

AFI Fest Movie Review: ‘Family’

Film review by L.C. Cragg from AFI FEST Director/writer Laura Steinel’s story, vision, cast and message shines like a bright beacon against the typically Indy film backdrop of, disturbing, surreal, shocking and often depressing landscape of festival films. The well cast, well-paced, and delightful ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Welcome Home’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes Bryan (Aaron Paul) and Cassie (Emily Ratajkowski) have just rented an expansive Italian villa in the hopes of rekindling their romance. Cassie’s past infidelity casts a shadow over the couple, impossible for Bryan to forget and for her to take ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Front Runner’

Greetings again from the darkness. Jason Reitman has proven himself to be an outstanding filmmaker who delivers entertaining stories with insightful commentary often accompanied by biting humor. His excellent films include: THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, JUNO, UP IN THE AIR, and one of this ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Instant Family’

Review by James McDonald When I first saw the trailer for “Instant Family,” I thought it could very well be another “Daddy’s Home,” a film with occasional chuckles but not much else. Boy was I wrong, and happily so. The movie was written and ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Anchor And Hope’

Review by James Lindorf Anchor and Hope marks the return of Director Carlos Marques-Marcet in his second feature-length film, which he also co-wrote alongside Jules Nurrish. Eva (Oona Chaplin, Avatar 2) and Kat (Natalia Tena, Game Of Thrones) are 30 somethings living a carefree ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Widows’

Greetings again from the darkness. Woman power. Black power. Racist old white men. Corrupt politicians. Abusive husbands. Cheating white husbands. Racist cops. Men are bad. Women are strong and good. If a filmmaker were to blend all of these stereotypes into a single movie, ...Read More